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[146] Nor again do I account it a fault in Cicero that, in this respect, he diverged to some extent from the practice of [p. 591] Demosthenes. However, my final book will explain the nature of the difference between our language and that of Greece.

But I must bring this book to a conclusion without more delay, since it has already exceeded the limits designed for it. To sum up then, artistic structure must be decorous, pleasing and varied.

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